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Senator Harris Applauds Bipartisan Group of California Mayors Opposing GOP Tax Bill
November 7, 2017
The Senator’s statement comes in response to the House Republican tax plan that would partially eliminate SALT in an effort to pay for tax cuts for the rich. A middle-class family owning a home in California would see an average tax increase of over 26 percent.  ... read more »
Hillsides Honors Holden for Foster Youth Leadership
November 2, 2017
Hillsides honored Assemblymember Chris Holden with an advocacy award for his legislative efforts concerning foster care and affordable housing at a ceremony and roundtable discussion held at Hillsides’ headquarters in Pasadena on October 23. ... read more »
Waters Demands Twitter Disclose Kremlin-linked User Accounts that Targeted her District 
November 2, 2017
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement and attached letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in response to a report from BuzzFeed News and Media Matters revealing that she and her congressional district were targeted by at least one Twitter account that was linked to a Russian firm tied to the Kremlin. ... read more »
Rep. Bass: Bill Handel Should Lose Job Over ‘Degrading, and Repulsive’ Remarks 
November 2, 2017
Rep. Karen Bass (D- Calif.) recently issued the following statement regarding radio host Bill Handel’s degrading remarks about her colleague, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson of Florida ... read more »
Get Covered: Enroll in Health Care Today
November 2, 2017
If you, your family members, or friends need health insurance, this is the time to sign up ... read more »
Harris-Dawson Introduces Social Equity Ordinance
November 2, 2017
The Councilman has introduced the most aggressive social equity program in the nation ... read more »
Local Leaders, Activists Call for Radio Host’s Termination 
November 2, 2017
The call for radio host Bill Handel’s resignation for calling Congresswoman Frederica Wilson a whore has gained momentum across the nation, and local black leaders and activists have joined the campaign. ... read more »
Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. Calls for “Full-Scale” Boycott of BMW
November 2, 2017
Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the German automaker, for refusing to reply to the survey for the group’s annual diversity scorecard. ... read more »
White House Not Fazed by Latest Russia Indictments  
November 2, 2017
Since the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidential reign, the FBI’s Russia investigation and Trump’s ties to the country have been a major concern of many political figures, as well as the American people.   ... read more »
ASM. Jones-Sawyer Unveils New Digital Video for Re-election Campaign
October 31, 2017
We've led on workers' rights, immigrant rights, civil rights, equal rights, environmental rights, and more. ... read more »
Gen. Kelly Is Not Man Enough To Apologize to Rep. Wilson
October 31, 2017
The facts surrounding John Kelly’s lie are well known and need not be detailed at length here. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Issues Tribute Upon Passing Of Friend Robert Guillaume
October 31, 2017
I’ll forever remember his performance as the first black actor to sing the title role of "Phantom of the Opera," appearing with an all-white cast, leaving jaws dropped and audiences remarking “We had no idea Benson could sing, let alone sing opera!” ... read more »
CBC Chairman, Co-Chairs of the CBC Taskforce on Foreign Affairs and National Security Issue Joint Statement on Niger 
October 26, 2017
The Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02), and the Co-Chairs of the CBC Task Force on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX-33), issued the following joint statement in response to the recent attacks in Niger.  ... read more »
Top U.S. general: Families, Americans deserve answers on Niger 
October 26, 2017
The American people and the fallen soldiers’ families deserve answers about a deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger, the top U.S. general said Oct. 23, without being able to provide many himself.  ... read more »
Lawyer for Gemmel Moore’s Family Accuses Sheriff’s Department of ‘Dragging Their Feet’ in Investigating his Death at Democratic Donor Ed Buck’s Home 
October 26, 2017
Civil rights attorney and legal consultant  Nana Gyamfi accused the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of “dragging their feet” in their investigation into the death of Gemmel Moore, a 26-year-old Black gay man who was found dead on July 27 in the apartment of prominent Democratic Donor Ed Buck.  ... read more »
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